Leda (Lembulus) Leach 1826 (pointed nut clam)

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Nuculanidae

Alternative spellings: Lembulus, Nuculana (Lembulus)

Parent taxon: Leda according to Cossmann and Pissarro 1904

See also Huber 2010, Marasti 1973, Sepkoski 2002 and Wienrich 1999

Sister taxa: Nuculana (Costanuculana), Nuculana (Dacryomya), Nuculana (Nuculana), Nuculana (Politoleda), Nuculana (Praesaccella), Nuculana (Scaeoleda), Nuculana (Tenuileda), Nuculana (Thestyleda), Nuculana acuta, Nuculana acutilineata, Nuculana akidota, Nuculana alpina, Nuculana andrewi, Nuculana antarctirostrata, Nuculana asiatica, Nuculana biangulata, Nuculana chapmani, Nuculana coelatella, Nuculana concentrica, Nuculana crassiparva, Nuculana cultellus, Nuculana cuneata, Nuculana decora, Nuculana dewalquei, Nuculana doris, Nuculana elmana, Nuculana emarginata, Nuculana etheridgei, Nuculana excavata, Nuculana fluvilutea, Nuculana forcarti, Nuculana fossa, Nuculana gnomon, Nuculana gracillima, Nuculana jamaicensis, Nuculana liciata, Nuculana mariae, Nuculana miaocunensis, Nuculana minima, Nuculana minuta, Nuculana moriyai, Nuculana multilineata, Nuculana orcutti, Nuculana oxia, Nuculana oxyrhyncha, Nuculana parva, Nuculana pernula, Nuculana probellula, Nuculana rostellata, Nuculana rostratruncata, Nuculana semen, Nuculana semicrenulata, Nuculana smithvillensis, Nuculana socialis, Nuculana spheniopsis, Nuculana sphenopsis, Nuculana thompsoni, Nuculana timorensis, Nuculana triangulata, Nuculana trivitate, Nuculana trumani, Nuculana undulostriata, Nuculana verrilliana, Nuculana vexillata, Nuculana virgo, Nuculana vitrea, Nuculana waterhousei, Nuculana wautebbeana, Nuculana wautubbeana, Nuculana whitmani, Nuculana willetti, Nuculana williamettensis, Crassoleda crassatelloides, Leda leia, Leda (Leda), Leda vanuxemi, Leda milleri, Leda sulcellata, Leda borsoni, Leda decorata, Leda opulenta, Leda coelatoides, Leda houstonia, Leda projecta, Leda magnopsis, Leda wautubbeana, Leda alaeformis, Leda semenoides, Leda zitteli, Leda barranca, Leda cochlearella, Leda pygmaea, Leda lacryma, Leda praeradiata, Leda zelima, Leda claviformis, Leda semistriata, Leda radiata, Leda (Spinula), Leda subtrigona, Leda subquadrata, Leda obolella, Leda gabbi, Leda dijki, Leda catasarca, Leda crassiparva, Leda cowlitzensis, Leda magna, Leda transversa, Leda nitida, Leda cahillensis, Leda packardi, Leda caudata, Leda fabata, Leda calcarensis, Leda kittensis, Leda carolinensis, Leda elliptica, Leda pistorupes, Leda stewardi, Leda lincolnensis, Leda ozarkola, Leda coelata, Leda plana, Leda trumani, Leda rangei, Leda subtrigonalis, Leda striatula, Leda parkei

Subtaxa: Nuculana (Lembulus) gemmulata Nuculana (Lembulus) lamellata

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Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal deposit feeder-suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Austria (1 collection), Germany (2)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: California)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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